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Omers Administration Has Cut By $1.42 Million Its Centurylink (CTL) Holding; Gaming and Leisure Properties IN (GLPI) Shorts Raised By 17.2%

Gaming and Leisure Properties IN (NASDAQ:GLPI) had an increase of 17.2% in short interest. GLPI’s SI was 6.15 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 17.2% from 5.25 million shares previously. With 1.34M avg volume, 5 days are for Gaming and Leisure Properties IN (NASDAQ:GLPI)’s short sellers to cover GLPI’s short positions. The SI to Gaming and Leisure Properties IN’s float is 3.15%. The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $36.59. About 574,879 shares traded. Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) has risen 10.92% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.78% the S&P500.

Omers Administration Corp decreased Centurylink Inc (CTL) stake by 21.27% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Omers Administration Corp sold 79,000 shares as Centurylink Inc (CTL)’s stock rose 2.43%. The Omers Administration Corp holds 292,400 shares with $5.53M value, down from 371,400 last quarter. Centurylink Inc now has $18.61 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $17.41. About 4.67M shares traded. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has declined 7.62% since January 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.32% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 1.32 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 28 investors sold Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. shares while 76 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 192.49 million shares or 2.96% more from 186.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fifth Third Bank & Trust has invested 0.02% in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI). Sei Invs has 0.02% invested in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) for 140,097 shares. Guggenheim Capital Lc holds 573,503 shares. Bridgeway Cap Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.49% of its portfolio in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI). Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Lc reported 2.43 million shares. Guardian Cap Lp holds 0% or 9,071 shares in its portfolio. Arrowstreet Ltd Partnership holds 689,529 shares. Breton Hill invested 0.2% in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI). Pennsylvania-based Federated Inc Pa has invested 0% in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI). First Foundation Advsr holds 0.53% of its portfolio in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) for 251,619 shares. Glenmede Na holds 8,323 shares. The Connecticut-based Goodnow Invest Gp has invested 5.37% in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI). Wellington Mngmt Group Incorporated Llp holds 0% or 193,493 shares in its portfolio. Whittier Tru Of Nevada accumulated 100 shares. Moreover, Stephens Ar has 0.13% invested in Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI).

Among 10 analysts covering Gaming and Leisure Properties (NASDAQ:GLPI), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Gaming and Leisure Properties had 22 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of GLPI in report on Wednesday, August 16 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Thursday, July 27. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Tuesday, November 22, the company rating was initiated by Buckingham Research. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 10 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) earned “Buy” rating by Ladenburg on Tuesday, December 19. JMP Securities initiated the shares of GLPI in report on Tuesday, December 15 with “Mkt Outperform” rating. Zacks downgraded the shares of GLPI in report on Tuesday, August 4 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 24 by SunTrust. The stock of Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLPI) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, December 13 by Morgan Stanley.

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. comprises real estate properties including casino facilities and other assets. The company has market cap of $7.78 billion.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 65 investors sold CTL shares while 190 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 179 raised stakes. 436.00 million shares or 1.89% less from 444.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Scotia, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 53,358 shares. Farmers & Merchants Invests stated it has 10,018 shares. Atlantic Trust Grp Inc Lc has invested 0% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). 18,318 were accumulated by Winslow Evans Crocker Inc. Apg Asset Nv has invested 0.06% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). 169 were reported by Parkside Comml Bank And Tru. 6,355 are owned by Fifth Third Natl Bank. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corporation reported 156,218 shares. Saratoga Rech Inv Mgmt invested in 0% or 354 shares. Archford Strategies Limited Liability Com owns 0.22% invested in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) for 31,287 shares. Auxier Asset Mgmt reported 57,600 shares. Price T Rowe Md invested in 0.02% or 7.02 million shares. Tokio Marine Asset Co Limited has invested 0.28% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Bnp Paribas Asset Management Hldg Sa has invested 0.01% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Alliancebernstein Lp reported 909,125 shares stake.

Among 21 analysts covering Centurylink Inc. (NYSE:CTL), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Centurylink Inc. had 56 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 16 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, May 15 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Wednesday, August 23. RBC Capital Markets initiated the shares of CTL in report on Tuesday, September 22 with “Sector Perform” rating. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James on Friday, October 28. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 14 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, May 3. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with “Neutral” on Monday, July 11. The rating was initiated by Evercore on Wednesday, June 22 with “Hold”.

Analysts await CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.22 earnings per share, down 59.26% or $0.32 from last year’s $0.54 per share. CTL’s profit will be $235.18 million for 19.78 P/E if the $0.22 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.42 actual earnings per share reported by CenturyLink, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -47.62% negative EPS growth.

Omers Administration Corp increased Pg&E Corp (NYSE:PCG) stake by 21,700 shares to 45,757 valued at $3.12M in 2017Q3. It also upped Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX) stake by 15,100 shares and now owns 29,793 shares. Murphy Usa Inc (NYSE:MUSA) was raised too.

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